From the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks - Spring Turkey Season Opens March 15
Jackson, Mississippi - It is time for Mississippi's turkey hunters to
practice their yelping and dust off their shotgun. The spring
turkey season opens March 15 and ends May 1. Opportunities to
pursue spring gobblers are plentiful across the Magnolia State, and
the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
(MDWFP) anticipates that hunting success will be good in 2014.
"Jake sightings were up across most areas of the state last
spring as a result of a very good hatch during the summer of 2012,"
says Dave Godwin, MDWFP Wild Turkey Program Coordinator. "This
should mean good numbers of two-year-old gobblers, good gobbling
activity, and solid success rates," says Godwin. "We do seem to be
off to another relatively late spring, so peak gobbling activity
might occur later in the season once the weather warms
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